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Continuation of the bearish trend

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05/02/2013 | 10:28am
Opinion : Bearish under GBp 1185
Target price : GBp 1120
Stop loss: GBp 1215
Consumer Publishing

The bearish trend of the Pearson' stock, initiated many months ago, may continue and send prices towards GBp 1119.

From a fundamental viewpoint, we note the high valuation of the company, as shown by a PER 2013 of 18.32x. Moreover, EPS estimates has been regularly revised downward by the Thomson Reuters consensus.

Technically, the trend is becoming bearish in the medium term as shown by the 20-week moving average which is now below the 50-week. However, the trend is bullish in the very short term, but this dynamic should be stopped by the GBp 1185 resistance, corresponding to the 100-day moving average. Thus, the stock may resume its bearish trend and come back to the GBp 1120 support.

Hence, it seems opportune to take a short position in Pearson at the current price. The main target will be the GBp 1120 support. A stop loss must be fixed above GBp 1185, in order to avoid a bullish reversal.

Pearson  : Continuation of the bearish trend

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Provides education and publishing servicesPearson Plc is an international media and education company.It engages in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets.The company delivers content through channels, such as including books, newspapers and online services.It provides... 
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Sales 2017 4 582 M
EBIT 2017 552 M
Net income 2017 -610 M
Debt 2017 889 M
Yield 2017 3,86%
P/E ratio 2017 -
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EV / Sales 2017 1,47x
EV / Sales 2018 1,43x
Capitalization 5 840 M
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